Beryl Davis (16 March 1924 – 28 October
2011) was a British-born American big band
singer. Her younger sister is Lisa Davis
Waltz, a teen actress in the 1950s and
1960s. Born in Plymouth, England, she
began to sing for her father's band, and
became popular singing for British and Allied
troops during World War II. Glenn Miller
discovered her in London, and she sang for
the Army Air Force Orchestra. She moved to
Los Angeles after the war with her father's
big band, and with Frank Sinatra for one year
on Your Hit Parade.
Davis in an 8 October 1947 publicity photo
by William P. Gottlieb
She was part of The Four Girls singing
group, with Jane Russell, Rhonda Fleming,
and Connie Haines. They recorded sixteen
singles, and albums which became best
sellers.[5] She appeared both in variety
shows and films.[6][7]
In 1996, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm
Springs, California, Palm Springs Walk of
Stars was dedicated to her.
Wikipedia Artist Biography - Beryl Davis
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